• Music

    March 20, 2014


    Houston promoters Pegstar launch a new series of benefit shows this weekend.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Bob Dylan: 50 Years After His Debut, Have Things Changed?

    Today, April 11, is the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's first professional show, an opening slot for John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village. It's also the golden anniversary of Nazi military Adolf Eichmann's war crimes trial beginning in Israel, but that's not really that sunny ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Museum Of Fine Arts Screening Rare Beatles And Bob Dylan Footage This Weekend

    ​It's an odd thing to think about, but imagine seeing the Beatles on American television for the very first time. Imagine how different they looked from any other musician making popular music in the early 1960s. Or think about Bob Dylan, going electric at Newport, how scandalous it would have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Opinions "Mixed" On Obama's Fort Hood Visit, Waco Paper Says, Demonstrating An Odd Use Of "Mixed"

    ​The once-respected Waco Tribune Herald was purchased this summer by a very conservative family whose first move was to put "In God We Trust" on the front page of each edition.Since then the paper has become very right-wing (even for Waco!!) on its editorial pages. We don't read it enough to know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Milo, Maine Gets More Federal Stimulus Cash For Cops Than Houston

    Photo courtesy MiloMilo Town Hall​We've been reading all day about how Houston got stiffed on the latest handout of federal stimulus money for cops and were kinda blase about it.Houston, after all, has gotten its fair share of Homeland Security cash because of the port and our target-rich refineri ... More >>

  • Film

    April 30, 2009

    The Haunting in Rhode Island

    Matthew McConaughey is scary bad in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past.

  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    Like a Complete Unknown

    I'm Not There and the changing face of Bob Dylan on film

  • Dining

    August 30, 2007



  • Music

    August 15, 2002


    Thursday, August 15

  • Music

    March 29, 2001

    Meet the New Boss

    John Nova Lomax

  • Music

    May 4, 2000


    Duke Ellington

  • Dining

    February 17, 2000

    More Barking Room

    Barnaby's sports a spiffy new doghouse on Shepherd - and the same tail-waggingly good menu

  • News

    December 10, 1998
  • News

    May 8, 1997

    "One-Man Mob"

    The cops say what John Shike did to his wife amounted to "legalized stalking." And after being hit with one of the largest fines ever at the county family courts, he vowed he'd get the judge, too.

  • Dining

    August 15, 1996

    Doggone Success

    The parking's horrid, the food just okay -- so why is Barnaby's so beloved?

  • Music

    June 13, 1996

    Let It Rock

    The Nields turn up the volume on their folk-tinged sound